The purpose and framework for the State Development Plan have been established by the Legislature in RSA 9-A. The Office of Energy and Planning is directed to assist the Governor in preparing and updating the plan every four years, starting October 1, 2003. Fundamentally, the State Development Plan should include policies in areas related to the orderly physical, social, and economic growth and development of the state, all of which should reflect the principles of smart growth.
RSA 9-A also establishes the basic required contents of the State Development Plan relevant to the following topical areas:
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NH Office of Energy and Planning
Governor Hugh J. Gallen State Office Park
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